POUA In the News

Posts from January 2016

What’s in a name?

January 2016 - Harbor Place is being built on the site of the former Woolworth building, which opened in 1949 and closed in 1970. “We will see in the Harbor Place project and several others that will commence...the negative impact of the flawed urban renewal projects of the 1960s reversed,’’ he said.

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Saving Haverhill’s past

January 2016 - The Buttonwoods Museum is looking for space to house portions of the downtown's historic F.W. Woolworth Company lunch counter and stools while it raises money to refurbish pieces for public display. Dating back to when the store opened in 1949, the counter where people were served food and ice cream was salvaged before the Woolworth building was demolished last year to make room for the new Harbor Place development.

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